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Marissa Riche

d. April 15, 2024


Marissa Riche, a beloved member of the community, passed away on April 15, 2024. She was known for her warmth, kindness, and unwavering love for her family and friends. Marissa's memory will forever be cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

Marissa's love for her family was evident in everything she did. She cherished spending time with her loved ones, especially during the holidays. Her famous apple pie, a Thanksgiving tradition, brought joy and sweetness to the gatherings she hosted. Marissa's passion for bringing people together will always be remembered.

A dedicated scholar, Marissa earned a Master's degree in Business Administration from XYZ University. Her academic excellence was recognized when she received the Outstanding Academic Achievement award in 2010. Marissa's commitment to learning and growth inspired those around her.

In addition to her academic achievements, Marissa served her country with honor and valor. She spent 20 years in the United States Army, rising to the rank of Colonel. During the Gulf War, Marissa displayed exceptional bravery and received both the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for her courageous actions in combat. Her dedication to serving her nation will never be forgotten.

Marissa is survived by her sister Sarah Johnson, brother-in-law Tom Johnson, and close friend Rachel Lee. She is preceded in death by her mother Susan Smith, father John Smith Sr., and brother James Smith. Marissa's legacy of love, courage, and kindness lives on in the hearts of all who knew her.

In this time of loss, let us remember Marissa Riche's life as a source of inspiration and guidance. Her spirit will continue to shine brightly in our memories, guiding us with love and strength.

Rest in peace, dear Marissa. You will be deeply missed but never forgotten.

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